Darling Harbour is a buzzing waterside precinct that's just moments from the centre of Sydney, but still retains its small, intimate feel. This family-friendly destination has enough to keep children entertained all day, from fascinating museums to thrilling wildlife and delicious dining options.
ICC Sydney is a purpose-built convention, exhibition and theatre complex that hosts world-class performances spanning theatre to concerts. Darling Harbour also holds a variety of food and cultural festivals throughout the year at Tumbalong Park, from the colourful lights of Vivid Sydney to a Winter Festival brimming with fireworks, performances, exhibits, ice-skating rinks and food markets. Check out the exciting events calendar to see what’s on.
Ice Skating, Darling Harbour
Eat & drink
Darling Harbour's food and drink experiences include waterfront restaurants, alfresco cafes and trendy bars along Cockle Bay, King Street Wharf and Harbourside, where you’ll also find souvenir shops and fashion boutiques.
Darling Square is a new food precinct – simply follow Tumblaong Boulevard for two minutes to get from the park to the thick of it all. There’s an array of food vendors, from Hungarian pastries at Kurtosh and Japanese-inspired burgers at Ume Burger to sweet and savoury all-day pancakes at Pancakes On The Rocks, plus fantastic coffee (and decadent donuts) at Shortstop Coffee and gelato at Messina.
This lively precinct is only a 10-min walk from Town Hall Station in the city centre or a short stroll from Chinatown, Barangaroo and Pyrmont. You can also travel by light rail or catch a ferry from Circular Quay and alight at Barangaroo Wharf or Pyrmont Bay Wharf.
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